Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy, Mines & Resources

Public engagement on regulatory approach to off-road vehicles

Public engagement is now open on the Government of Yukon’s proposed approach for regulating off-road vehicle use in Yukon. Yukoners are invited to share their feedback on the proposed approach from February 8 to April 8, 2019.


Government of Yukon’s Independent Power Production policy implemented

The Government of Yukon has fully implemented the Independent Power Production policy, allowing First Nation governments, communities and entrepreneurs to generate renewable energy and feed it into the electrical grid to help meet local demands.


Commercial agriculture lots for sale

The Agriculture Branch is currently offering soil based agriculture lots in the following area:

The parcels are part of a planned agriculture land release and will be sold using an evaluative process. Project plans will be evaluated with an offer of sale to the applicants who demonstrate the clearest understanding of developing a sustainable commercial farming enterprise. Detailed information is available through the link above.


Energy, Mines and Resources news

Government of Yukon attending Mineral Exploration Roundup
January 28, 2019
- The Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver is the world’s largest technical mineral exploration conference and brings together exploration companies

Government of Yukon’s Independent Power Production policy implemented
January 25, 2019
- The Independent Power Production policy allows larger scale renewable energy generating projects to move forward.

Yukon ranked one of Canada’s top mineral exploration jurisdictions
November 15, 2018 - Mineral exploration plays a key role in the long-term viability of Yukon’s mineral sector.